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Volkswagen and IBM working together to develop digital mobility services


Volkswagen and IBM are working together to develop digital mobility services. The two companies have entered into a 5-year agreement.  The objective of the collaboration is to establish an open marketplace for developers so that they have the possibility of creating a joint digital platform. “We Commerce” will be the first …

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IMS Software Development Kit (SDK) to build connected car and telematics services into existing or new mobile applications


Smartphone app usage is increasing among every age group with users demonstrating strong engagement and loyalty. However, as the competition for smartphone app real estate intensifies, the concern of having too many consumer apps has given rise to a growing development trend towards unified and integrated apps – due to …

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Smart trails and connected cars


In his famous book, “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman”, Richard Feynman has documented experiments and outcomes with ants and their trails. It is perhaps counter-intuitive to analyze these outcomes in a journal for Connected Cars. However it may excite the reader if certain parallels can be drawn between the navigation …

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Revenues from consumer connected car services will rise from $18.4bn in 2017 to $49.2bn in 2022


A new report from Juniper Research Consumer Connected Cars: Applications, Telematics & V2V 2017-2022 have has made few important points which are as follows: By 2022, 50% of consumer vehicles on the road will have at least one connectivity service, such as telematics, V2X (vehicle-to-everything) communications, or connected car commerce …

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IBM integrates Bluemix with BMW CarData platform

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IBM has announced today that it is a pilot partner of BMW CarData. Recently released, BMW CarData will allow up to 8.5 million BMW customers globally to make use of third party services in a secure and transparent way. BMW is the first OEM to release an open data platform …

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Wind River to work with OSU and TRC for connected and autonomous car technologies

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Wind River has engaged with Transportation Research Center (TRC), The Ohio State University (OSU), and the City of Dublin for smart, connected and autonomous technologies. The planned collaboration—focused around the Columbus region in central Ohio—aims to accelerate learning in the automotive community. The group looks to develop strategies and technologies that safely and …

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Baidu enters into partnership with Bosch and Continental AG


China’s Baidu has entered into two separate partnerships with Bosch and Continental AG to work on self-driving systems and vehicles, smart transportation and the Internet of Vehicles. Strategic agreements were signed during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to Germany last week. Continental and Bosch both are well-known auto industry suppliers. …

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KIET outlines steps for South Korean firms in connected cars market


Korea Institute for Industrial Economics & Trade has released a report on connected cars. The report has urged the automotive industry in the country to step up its efforts to develop connected car technology and its standardisation in order to not lag behind the global competition in the fast growing …

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Nissan to focus on big data and connected car technology


Nissan has announced a comprehensive strategy to transform the customer aftersales experience through innovative technology and enhanced services. The company believes that this will drive growth in Nissan’s aftersales business, anticipated to contribute 25% of aftersales revenue by 2022.   Nissan Corporate Vice President and head of the Global Aftersales …

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